The top courses to help you get hired June 2018

So, it turns out summer can be quite expensive…

Whether it’s buying festival tickets, booking your next big holiday or acquiring a whole new summer wardrobe, it’s pretty common for costs to start stacking up at this time of year. But what if we told you there’s a way you could improve your personal development and career prospects over summer – all without spending a penny?

To help you make the most of your time in June (and/or give you more reading material for Magaluf), here are three of the top FREE courses you could start right now:


Business and Administration  

OK, let’s talk business.

This popular online Business and Administration qualification will help you build your skills in everything from budgeting and running business events, through to diary management and supporting organisational change.

What’s more, it actually helps you put them into practice – giving examples of the day-to-day workings of real-life companies and revealing the techniques that help them operate successfully.

There are no real prerequisites, making it perfect for beginners. And as companies studied come from a wide range of industries, it could help you progress in a variety of different roles.

Oh, and did we mention that it’s completely FREE for eligible learners, and will lead to an NCFE Level 2 Certificate once qualified?

If that’s not a good business decision, we don’t know what is…

What do I need? To be 19 or over, and a resident of the UK.

How long will it take? 14 weeks.

Perfect for: People who want to get down to business (but not necessarily pay for it).

Free Business and Administration course


Customer Service

Excellent customer service skills: you either have them or you don’t.

Or, you know, you could take a free course and develop them in just 11 short weeks. That too.

This online Level 2 qualification will help you learn the fundamentals of what it takes to give great customer service, covering topics ranging from what questions to ask through to handling complaints.

Not only will it improve your day-to-day interactions with customers, it’ll also be a key way to add value to your CV – something which could make all the difference when it comes to finding the right role.

Once again, it’s completely free to sign up, and is fully funded by the UK Government.

All you need is you, a computer, and an open mind.

Remember: the customer is always right*.

What do I need? To be 19 or over, and a resident of the UK.

How long will it take? Just 11 weeks.

Perfect for: People who can say ‘have a great day’, and mean it.

Free Customer Service course



Healthcare is a notoriously difficult industry to break into. Especially if you don’t have any previous experience.

That’s why vision2learn have put together a number of different healthcare courses to help you get yourself up-to-speed – whether you’re interested in nutrition, dementia care or even end of life care.

Courses take between two and four months to complete, depending on what you want to study. And although you might not be able to go straight into work as a Nurse or Nutritionist as soon as you’re qualified, you will be able to tell if the industry is the right career choice for you.

Not to mention have a government-recognised qualification to add straight to your CV.

So whether it’s a junior level role you’re looking for, a solid foundation for a more expensive course, or just something to learn that you can apply to your everyday life, this course has got you covered.

Make a difference. Get qualified. And potentially find a career you love.

Job done.

What do I need? To be 19 or over, and…OK, you get the idea.

How long will it take? 2-4 months.

Perfect for: People who really care about their career (also, other people).

Free Healthcare courses


*May vary from customer to customer



Not sure which course is right for you? View all available courses now.

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